Bad weather expected to worsen, warns Disaster Management Centre
A total of 1,983 houses and 7,753 individuals in 11 Districts in five Provinces have been affected by the strong winds and heavy rains experienced between yesterday (05) and today (06), according to the Disaster Management Centre (DMC).
DMC Assistant Director, Kodippili noted that five individuals were reported to be injured during these incidents.
The Sabaragamuwa, Central, Western and Southern Provinces can expect intermittent rainy weather, while Galle and Matara District can expect heavy rainfall above 50mm tomorrow (07), according to the Meteorological Department.
Kodipilli warned that coastal areas can expect strong winds of up to 60-70 kmph in Kankasanthure, Mannar and Galle.